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The Front Page Returns to Broadway

Nathan Lane, John Slattery, and John Goodman star in the revival.

Nathan Lane, Holland Taylor, and John Slattery are among the cast of The Front Page.
(© David Gordon)

Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's 1928 comedy The Front Page officially returns to Broadway today with the opening of Jack O'Brien's production at the Broadhurst Theatre.

The Front Page features a starry cast that includes Nathan Lane, John Slattery, John Goodman, Jefferson Mays, Sherie Rene Scott, Holland Taylor, and Robert Morse, along with Dylan Baker, Patricia Conolly, Halley Feiffer, Dann Florek, John Magaro, Danny Mastrogiorgio, Christopher McDonald, David Pittu, Joey Slotnick, Lewis J. Stadlen, Micah Stock, and Clarke Thorell.

The play's plot is described as follows: "The press room of Chicago's Criminal Courts Building is buzzing with reporters covering the story of an escaped prisoner. When star reporter Hildy Johnson (John Slattery) accidentally discovers the runaway convict, he and his editor Walter Burns (Nathan Lane) conspire to hide the man from the other reporters, while they chase the biggest scoop of their careers."

The Front Page features set design by Douglas W. Schmidt, costume design by Ann Roth, lighting design by Brian MacDevitt, and sound design by Scott Lehrer.

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